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Brian McCann, Dean Anna have comedic collision (GIF)

Jordan Zimmerman pitched four scoreless innings for the Nationals. (Stacy Revere / Getty Images)

If there were such a thing as Ministry of Silly Falls, this would be in it.

In the fourth inning of the spring game between the Washington Nationals and New York Yankees, a funny thing happened on the way to the plate. Yankees third baseman Dean Anna tripped over the mask of catcher Brian McCann as both players pursued a harmless little pop-up along the line. Eagle-eyed Mike Axisa of spotted the play and no one was hurt, so we can guiltlessly watch it over and over.

(Courtesy Eye on Baseball)
After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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